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Molecular Physiology

The course gives advanced knowledge and insight in the field of physiology.

The topics covered include signal transduction, gene expression and gene manipulation, the relationship between central and peripheral regulation, lipid and glucose metabolism, obesity, hibernation, and fever. The course includes practical work in which you take part in one of the research projects at the department.

  • Course structure

    Teaching format

    The education consists of lectures, laboratory exercises, seminars and demonstrations. Participation in laboratory exercises, seminars, demonstrations, and group education associated with this is compulsory.

    Learning outcomes

    A list of the learning outcomes can be found in the syllabus. Please find the link to the syllabus on the right side of this page.


    Measurement of knowledge takes place through a written examination and through written and oral presentations.


    Martin Jastroch


  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Hill, Wyse & Anderson: Animal physiology. 3:rd edition, 2012. Sinauer Associates, Inc.

  • Course reports

  • Contact

    Student office
    Study counsellor for advanced level